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Amenia station

Amenia station

Postcard view of the station at Amenia. Passenger service to Amenia was discontinued in 1972, and has now been converted into a rail trail.
Harlem Valley Transportation Association Logo

Harlem Valley Transportation Association Logo

The HVTA was a nonprofit citizens group of approximately 500 individuals, led by activist Lettie Gay Carson of Mount Riga and later Millerton. The group is largely remembered for fighting to retain both passenger and freight service along the upper Harlem Division in the 1960s and 1970s.

The logo was used on their printed documents and surveys sent to train riders.

Date: 1960

Harlem Valley Transportation Association Posters

Harlem Valley Transportation Association Posters

The HVTA was a nonprofit citizens group of approximately 500 individuals, led by activist Lettie Gay Carson of Mount Riga and later Millerton. The group is largely remembered for fighting to retain both passenger and freight service along the upper Harlem Division in the 1960s and 1970s.

These posters were used to promote the Association in communities along the railroad line. The original set contained a total of nine posters, each highlighting a specific area the members wanted to seeā€¦

Date: 1960

Towners station

Towners station

Real photo postcard depicting the station at Towners, located on the Harlem Division near the crossing with the New York and New England Railroad.
Dover Furnace Station and Mutual Milk

Dover Furnace Station and Mutual Milk

The former Dover Furnace station and the Mutual Milk Company, located near the current Dover Furnace Road.
Harlem Valley Transportation Association Letterhead

Harlem Valley Transportation Association Letterhead

The HVTA was a nonprofit citizens group of approximately 500 individuals, led by activist Lettie Gay Carson of Mount Riga and later Millerton. The group is largely remembered for fighting to retain both passenger and freight service along the upper Harlem Division in the 1960s and 1970s.

The letterhead was used on their printed documents and surveys sent to train riders.

Date: 1960

Thornwood Station

Thornwood Station

When the Harlem Line north of White Plains was being electrified, all stations were required to have an updated high-level platform. Due to the track curvature at Thornwood it was not a good candidate for this upgrade, and the station was closed in 1984. By this time the old station depictured in this postcard had been replaced by a squat brick structure, which still stands and is occupied by the local Chamber of Commerce.
110th Street to Grand Central Ticket

110th Street to Grand Central Ticket

Ticket from Grand Central to 110th Street, stamped in Grand Central Depot on August 12, 1891

Date: 1891